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    Re: Azzaro Wanted night VS Eros Flame

    I enjoy both of these, surprisingly, as the whole bubblegum Invictus aqua vibe has never been my thing. I think I prefer Eros Flame though slightly. but they are nothing alike, other than the sweet...
  2. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Mr Burberry Indigo and Mugler Ultimate.

    Ultimate is pretty boring, I was intrigued by the fir note, and/or possible coniferous accords. Sadly, it's a mostly tonka heavy scent with a sweet gourmand...
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    Re: Dunhill Icon Absolute

    Wearing this today.. it's pretty damn horrible. Not much is done right here.

    If you like fake oud scents you'd like this. It's somewhat of a Dirty English for men, but smells cheaper. Or maybe...
  4. Re: Green Irish Tweed & Cool Water: Similarities & Differences for Fans of Both

    Both fantastic frags, and very different. As a younger man I thought they were similar, but as I got older and more into fragrances, I noticed major differences, so much that I wouldn't even put them...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I think my TJ Maxx stopped carrying frags all together. I hopped in there this morning for the first time in months, and I couldn't even find a frag section. It used to be in the beauty department,...
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    Re: S.T. Dupont Perfect Tobacco

    I'm not huge on tobacco, but imo you can't beat Herrera or Havana, or maybe Cigar, when you look at value. None of them have any urine like smell, they all smells authentic, and the price is...
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    Re: Green Lover by Lolita Lempicka

    Wearing this today, off a decant I purchased from an Ebay seller. Anything with green in the name always has my interest. I would agree with Shaheen's review somewhat, until he says he doesn't detect...
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    Re: Thoughts on Calvin Klein Eternity

    I recently bought a tester of this from Ebay for $20, after not having smelled it in so long. This used to be one I went through many bottles of in the early 2000's and the mid and late 90's. I...
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    Re: S.T. Dupont Perfect Tobacco

    Not really. I only recall saying it about 2 other fragrances recently.. both which I think contained tobacco. I'm sure in the thousands of frags I have smelled, at least more than a handful have...
  10. Re: So...assuming I wanted a smooth vetiver...?

    I will admit, Mugler Cologne may seem like it has performance issues, but I don't think it does, I think it's just olfactory fatigue. Almost everytime i wear it, i can't smell it for most of the...
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    Re: S.T. Dupont Perfect Tobacco

    Smelled this and others from the line (some older releases), late last year at Saks. They were all forgettable imo. This one I remember specifically having a urine like smell.
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    Re: Your favorite Cartier fragrance?

    Nvm, should have assumed the new Pasha isn't in the fragrance directory. Maybe it will be.. in a year or 2..
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    Re: Your favorite Cartier fragrance?

    Well, I stand by my decision. Maybe it'll change at some point but I think it sucks now, and will be writing my review soon to let others know. Also wearing it again tonight as my skin seems neutral...
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    Re: What are your favourite clothing brands?

    Dickies, Levi's, Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, Bass, Goodfellow, London Fog. Lately I have just been wearing mostly sportswear, joggers, with a novelty style screen printed t-shirt. Joggers/sweatpants,...
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    Re: Your favorite Cartier fragrance?

    Try it on skin, not on paper ;)
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    Re: Aequalis by Mauboussin..anyone?

    Wore this today, it has very bad performance. Definitely a skin scent. Didn't underspray either.. I was wearing long sleeves, and did 1 on each hand, and 1 on each side of the neck.
  17. Re: Your worst performing frag in rotation?

    That sucks, I get quite good performance with many of these. I was actually shocked at how long Bright Neroli lasted on me,for such a cheapy. It went on into the night and I didn't get to wear a 2nd...
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    Re: Your favorite Cartier fragrance?

    I tried Pasha EDP the other day, from a 10 ml decant I purchased.. it's a pretty underwhelming frag imo. The opening reminds me of everything else trying to smell like Baccarat Rouge 540, then the...
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    Re: Aequalis by Mauboussin..anyone?

    Maybe kind of on PSM. The opening has a lot more iris than I first though. I was getting more of a dried fruit vibe, but now I get more of a tonka/rose/iris combo with woods behind it. It's a very...
  20. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    I would love if this topic could be a sticky, since it seems the most utilized - but once it gets bumped off the first page, I can never find it in search.. but anyways..

    I tried a lot of stuff...
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    Re: Aequalis by Mauboussin..anyone?

    Me too, M Gen was awesome. I still have a little left.

    I think if you like M Gen, you will like this, as I find them similar, M Gen is much more woody, but I think this actually has more character.
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    Re: Replacement for A*Men Pure Coffee

    I sent you a PM
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    Re: Aequalis by Mauboussin..anyone?

    Just blind bought this, I rather enjoy it. It has a Mauboussin feel/quality about it, it reminds me of M generation I think it's called, which is a fruity kind of woody frag, this is similar but not...
  24. Re: Your worst performing frag in rotation?

    Chanel pM is unanimously a poor performer? I've only tried it once, but I will say, if you enjoy it as much as you guys do and want better performance, I highly recommend checking out Trophee by...
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    Re: Replacement for A*Men Pure Coffee

    Kerosene Follow is the best pure coffee frag I have smelled, it's world's better than TM Pure Coffee imo. Hmm, too bad you don't live in the US, because I have a BNIB Pure Coffee I would sell for $60...
  26. Your worst performing frag in rotation?

    Just wondering what is everyone's worst performing fragrance that they wear regularly, currently?

    For me it's L'eau Bleue D'Issey eau Fraiche hands down, lasts an hour tops, might as well be...
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    Re: Your favorite Cartier fragrance?

    Thank you.

    Honestly, it seems like most of the obscure ones are really lackluster, from what I've read and what I've tried - My guess is why they are rarely if ever spoken of. The ones that are...
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    Re: Your favorite Cartier fragrance?

    The EDP smells like dirty dish water imo, I could send you a sample next time we swap.
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    Re: Pasha de Cartier edt?

    I'm just one person with one opinion.
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    Re: Latest Thierry Mugler - A*Men Ultimate!

    Thanks, but kinda sounds redundant. The notes look more interesting than people's reviews seem to be,
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    Re: Your favorite Cartier fragrance?

    I'm leaning towards Roadster, cause I'm a sucker for mint, and I like how it remains green throughout its entirety, but also it feels unfinished and lacks a base.

    I love Declaration, but the...
  32. Re: Exploring the “CLEAN” Line: Can You Give FIVE Recommendations?

    I need to get the deodorant too then, I didn't know they made any. I LOVE the smell of Shower Fresh, not just for a Clean brand frag, but for any. It seems to be either love or hate, but I think...
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    Your favorite Cartier fragrance?

    Another time to pick just one? I realized, this is a house with A LOT of good frags, a lot of flankers as well. I'm actually gonna need some time to think and look at what I have, and what I've...
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    Re: Pasha de Cartier edt?

    Almost blind bought Santos recently, but was torn between the regular or the Concentree, also thought the modern formulations might smell too dated?

    I've always really wanted to try Must de...
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    Re: Latest Thierry Mugler - A*Men Ultimate!

    So here we are, nearly a year later after supposedly the last A*Men (which I doubt). What is the consensus on this one now that it's been out for a year. I see it pop up on sale from some retailers,...
  36. Re: Exploring the “CLEAN” Line: Can You Give FIVE Recommendations?

    Never even saw any of these before. As seeing you are someone with a pretty large wardrobe, have you tried Clean Shower Fresh? I think it's the best from the house.
  37. Re: Dark scent suggestion to feel like a BOSS

    Dark Rebel Rider

    or better yet, Fahrenheit Absolute, it's discontinued, pretty hard to find, but it's worth it honestly, it's the Fahrenheit that nobody talks about, it's the darkest of all of...
  38. Re: Exploring the “CLEAN” Line: Can You Give FIVE Recommendations?

    I bought a $10 1 oz bottle of Clean on Ebay recently, and I gotta say, it's pretty damn bad. Much worse than I remember it being. It smells like a lavender Glade room deodorizer, but amped up 10x,...
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    Re: Pasha de Cartier edt?

    I don't have much experience with vintage, only a small sample, but still I don't remember a vast difference. Maybe the oakmoss is what was giving it the punch of power, and I just didn't make out...
  40. Re: Two Latest Men's Azzaros - Ginger Lover & Wild Mint!

    Wearing Ginger Lover today, this is my 3rd wearing of it, and I think it's a flop. It's not very good imo. First off, it smells very similar to Jacomo Aura, but smoother. Smooth not being better in...
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    Re: Invictus Aqua 2018 - disappointed....

    All Invictus' suck imo.
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    Re: Pasha de Cartier edt?

    It's one of the better classics from the early 90's imo.. the older formulation still smells about the same to today's iteration of it, only lacking the strong powerhouse power. I was a wee kid when...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2020

    Yes, I'll definitely leave my impressions with Flame. I like Eros, but it's sickly sweet and cloying sometimes, and gives me a headache, I am hoping Flame will balance it out with spices. It's a very...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2020

    Been buying a lot lately, just odds and ends mostly (a lot of back ups and samples). Today was the first time I did a bigger order from Fragnet in a while. So here's what's coming my way soon:
    ...
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    Re: Nissan Fragrances

    I have the Armada one, and tbh it's not bad.. it smells like Le Male and CW combined.
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I don't think he's dumb at all. I think he knows exactly what he's saying,, or if if not, he's on drugs, and the drugs are doing the talking, not by any means calling him a junkie, but a lot of...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I agree, a lot of guys are genetically built like him.. and just having a physical job (cardio) and staying away from carbs can maintain this kind of physique. A lot of people are on low carb diets...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Well given how mindless "FragArmy" is, they probably do need a tutorial. :laugh:
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    Re: Decant necklace?

    Thanks for the links.. to clarify I am looking for something like this..
    ...
  50. Re: Exploring the “CLEAN” Line: Can You Give FIVE Recommendations?

    Ahh.. the house nobody ever talks about, but actually has some surprisingly good scents. Ironically I saw this topic, I just ordered a 1 oz bottle of the og men's Clean on Ebay, as a lot of sellers...
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    Re: Decant necklace?

    Thanks for some of the ideas guys. and ya that $900 one is perfect, aside from the price.

    Not worth commissioning someone to make one, it would cost a lot to do that too. I'm sure there's...
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    Re: Worst Fragrance Ever???

    One Man Show ranks up there with me.. I can't even tolerate it as a bathroom spray, it's so bad. It smells like a super strong version of Raid Roach Killer, mixed with a urinal cake that's been...
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    Re: Decant necklace?

    It might be a style of the oil difuser necklaces I was speaking about in the op. They have them in this style too, like flat medallions, with different designs like the tree of life is a common one,...
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    Re: Decant necklace?

    Same, but the idea of putting a fragrance in a mini urn just feels wrong, and the vial ones are mostly clear glass, so it would look weird.
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    Decant necklace?

    I wasn't sure which subforum to put this in, either here or general? I don't see any forum for decant/supplies and questions about it.

    So anyways.. what I'm looking for is really specific, and I...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Even decants of this seem outrageously priced on Ebay.. thank you for the update.

    Seems his line basically clones something that's already been done and just amps up the power.. but I'm guessing...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    All gossip aside, has anyone from BN actually tried Date for Men or Unisex? A few months back we had a convo going about Office, and it was informative, and helpful, but seems like people are just...
  58. Re: whats a mens cologne that with a smell that would remind anyone of the beach?

    Sun Man Fizz for men reminded me of the sun. It has this aldehydic vibe that evokes the feeling of being on the beach on a Summer day. The one thing more realistic than that, that I have come across...
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    Re: My Creed collection. What's yours?

    Currently just have 2 bottles of GIT, one almost empty, but it's almost a decade old, and is super strong. I have about 1 oz from a split of Royal Mayfair, and I'll probably buy a bottle of Original...
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    Re: Kouros no longer listed on YSL website

    No loss imo.
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    Re: Anyone still rocking Castile?

    It's nice, but overly chemical, which is why it lasts so long and projects so well compared to others of similar style. Personally I prefer Dunhill Icon, as I find it similar enough, and actually...
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    Re: Vintage Cool Water vs Creed GIT?

    GIT, if you get a good strong batch, it's stronger than vintage CW. I own 2 bottles of CW and 2 bottles of GIT, and the GIT I have from 2011, outpowers, outlasts, and outperforms Lancaster CW
  63. Re: Ever been stung by a bee while wearing cologne?

    Haven't been stung yet, but definitely notice many frags attract insects to me, especially dangerous ones, like bees,wasps, and hornets.
  64. Re: Need help finding a good masculine pine fragrance

    Lubin Itasca is the best men's pine frag I ever smelled, it's simply amazing.

    If you can find vintage Polo, that's a great one too, as is Loewe Esencia, but both of these have an old school vibe,...
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    Re: Omg omg omg dior Fahrenheit parfum

    To me, this smells like a mix of Fahrenheit and Gucci pH II, I'm sure everyone will disagree, but that's what I smell. The base is more vanilla. Excellent fragrance, always gets me compliments, which...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Minotaure
    https://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26121103-481.jpg
    Been wearing this one a lot lately. I like that it's gourmand, but not overly sweet, so I can wear it in the humidity with...
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    I can't find my bottle of:

    With so many other topics that we frequent on a regular basis, it was time for this one.

    I can't find my bottle of: Paloma Picasso Minotaure. I honestly dunno where I put it, I checked every...
  68. Re: L’Air du Desert Marocain: Your Opinion in 2020

    I love this frag, it's so fantastic, and Tauer's best work imo. I have yet to try the flanker to this, it's supposed to be even stronger?

    I feel some frags, both niche and designer will always be...
  69. Re: Vetiver fragrances inventory: under-the-radar

    Recently bought Dana Vetiver, and it's really good for a cheapy. It's a soapy, green, very fresh one, and performance is fantastic.
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    Re: The official CK Be Thread :)

    Never noticed this one had it's own topic with followers.. granted this is an old topic, I still love CK Be, and despite it being overshadowed and overlooked by more modern things, i still think it's...
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    Poll: Re: If I wanted that GIT vibe....

    Tres Nuit is really close to GIT, it's freakishly close. The only difference I get is the opening, GIT has more lemon verbena, middles are practically identical, and even the base, TN manages to...
  72. Re: If A Fragrance Is Discontinued, Can Another Company Come Out With The Same Thing More Or Less?

    There's no laws against copying a smell.
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    Re: Non loud, gentle fragrances

    +1 The One, good subtle frag, in any formulation

    Ferragamo Subtil (the name says it all)
    Intametely Beckham
    Cereus #4
    Kenneth Cole Signature

    One house to check out, is Miller Harris, I find...
  74. Re: A question about Paco Rabanne vintage bottle?

    Thanks for the help guys, but I'm still left a bit puzzled here. Bottom line, I bought it, and it doesn't smell like vintage to me. I have a decant of vintage I bought from an Ebay seller, and the...
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    Re: The scent of sun-kissed skin?

    The entire Jil Sander Sun men's line imo is a good place to start, but if you don't wanna sample them all, I think that Sun Fizz this one specifically - http://www.basenotes.net/ID26148646.html would...
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    Re: Fragrances Not In The Database

    They just need to let the BN Plus members do it, plus I think they would be grateful, and it is rewarding knowing you're doing something that benefits others.

    Or just let Hednic update the...
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    Re: Most worn in July 2020

    Kenneth Cole Signature.

    Not really one to push discontinued frags, but this stuff is awesome, although performance leaves something to be desired. It's like a smoother Aventus, far before Aventus...
  78. Re: A question about Paco Rabanne vintage bottle?

    Thanks guys. :thumbsup:
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    Re: I love Beach Hut Man

    I might be the only person who can't stand this one.
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    Re: Woody Woods along these lines...

    Sharp, not sweet woods? Sounds like Encre Noire A L'Extreme, but the vetiver may outweigh the woods here.
  81. Re: Realtree Xtra Colors American Trail by realtree?? anyone hear of this?

    I blind bought one called Real Tree Xtra Green, about 2 months ago and I actually quite like it. Anything with green in the title has my attention, and it was under $20.

    The opening is actually...
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    Re: Fragrances Not In The Database

    Oh ya, there's way too many to name. I doubt anyone will use this to update the database, because that's what the other topic was for. I've seen people list frags on there that didn't get put in...
  83. Re: *NEW* Spicebomb Night Vision Eau de Parfum 2020

    Btw, the notes in this look fantastic.. but so did the original, so.. fingers crossed.
  84. Re: *NEW* Spicebomb Night Vision Eau de Parfum 2020

    I could only guess they would be trying to rectify the horrible feedback that the first one got, with this new release. I smelled the original, and it's not bad, but it's certainly boring, and does...
  85. Re: A question about Paco Rabanne vintage bottle?

    The bottle looked greenish to me, but not like the current green colored ones, more of an olive green perhaps? I've attached a picture, this is exactly what it looked like, same size too.

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  86. A question about Paco Rabanne vintage bottle?

    Just wondering if the bottle says "Paris" on the front, towards the bottom, is this a sure sign that it's vintage? There's a shop I found that has this, but the bottle looked pristine and new, so I...
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    Re: Cartier Pasha -- too dated?

    Ya know, I never really noticed the "apple pie" opening OP alluded to. I've been wearing this more lately, and realizing it's really a great frag. It's almost like an old school gourmand. The opening...
  88. Re: Menthe Fraiche & Xerjoff Renaissance

    Menthe Fraiche is one of the best mint fragrances on the planet imo. Never tried the Xerjoff, but I want to now.
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    Re: Best Champaca for men ?

    Not a fan of the floral, it's too feminine to me. Though I do find Champaca Absolute, Ormonde Jayne Champaca, and House of Ormand Jayne Champaca Twin Flame all very nice on women.
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread - Part 2

    You should look for 18B01, I think you would be surprised by how different the opening is. It was the premise for my suggestion of a graph/chart to discuss the different batches. I know it's not the...
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    Re: Cartier Pasha -- too dated?

    True, well said. Just like Azzaro pH will always be timeless.
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    Re: Cartier Pasha -- too dated?

    The current stuff is so weak in projection that I don't think it would matter.. I doubt anyone will smell you. I don't think it smells dated at all, but I wouldn't recommend anyone who is younger,...
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    Re: What perfume to wear on a date(day)

    Doesn't want to smell common..

    :buys all the most common male frags:
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread - Part 2

    I did a side by side with 18G01 and 18B01 and the difference is night and day. 18B01 is much stronger on the mint, and it lasts a lot longer before the sandalwood comes out. There's also difference...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Unless they reach out to you, you're probably not gonna get anything. Since all the people have already given them enough clientele. They may have looked at your channel and saw that the fragrance...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I don't work in the fragrance industry, so I couldn't tell you.

    What I can say is that I was once offered to do an article for GQ magazine on Creed Aventus and the impact it has made in the world...
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread - Part 2

    They're all very different. Performance always varies based on batches. The recent batches of Viking have been horrible to me, they last maybe 4 hours tops, and barely project. I would seek a 17 or...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    For the record, there are no Youtube frag reviewers who have more than 5k subs who don't get free stuff. Dan told me he had so many Dua frags, he didn't know what to do with them, every time they...
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    Re: Spring Mint Suggestions?

    Unlimited is nothing like Live Jazz imo.
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    Re: Spring Mint Suggestions?

    I know.. it sucks. I've tried about 5,000 frags at this point, and nothing is close to Live Jazz.

    As for Dua, they focus on mostly replicating niche fragrances, so I doubt they will go after Live...
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